Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
Sharon Quackenbush, MA, RMHCI, offers counseling for individuals, couples, youth, and families. It is Sharon’s goal to empower individuals who wish to manage experiences of depression, anxiety, stress, grief and loss, trauma, and other life challenges. With over 10 years of experience working with teenagers and adolescents, Sharon has helped many students and their parents navigate the challenges of identity, growth, and development. Sharon is especially passionate about supporting members of the LGBTQIA+ community and helping individuals overcome religious-based trauma. Through therapy, Sharon works to establish safe, brave, and empowering spaces to help clients heal, improve their connections, grow in acceptance, and find peace.
Sharon earned her undergraduate Degree from Florida Southern College and her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Central Florida. She is certified through the Youth Ministry Institute and has additional training in addictions, substance use, and marriage and family counseling. Sharon’s approach to counseling is grounded in empathy and the belief that a client is the expert of their own life. She uses an integrative model which includes CBT, solution-focused, and person centered approaches to help clients increase their sense of self-worth, explore their thinking, and improve their communication and relationships.